A true entrepreneur at heart, Michelle's genuine passion was always NYC real estate (architecture, design, investing). As a co-op owner in the West Village, Michelle completely relates to first time buyers and sellers alike. Prior to her West Village purchase, Michelle rented in various NYC neighborhoods, including the Upper West Side, Hudson Yards, Long Island City. She is a native New Yorker and real estate investor.
Michelle's genuine spirit and determined attitude is what clients love most about her. She will go above & beyond to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. As a member of The Varnedoe Team at Compass, Michelle is equipped to provide her clients with the best experience, from initial property searching to the closing table. The Varnedoe Team is ranked in the top 3% for sales nationwide with over $400M in closed transactions.
Prior to real estate, Michelle's professional background included time at Goldman Sachs, progressing to PricewaterhouseCoopers as a tax associate, and most recently was a Director of Recruitment at Abacus Group (agency recruiting/headhunting). Michelle's sales & negotiation skills were tested and perfected during her 5+ years in this role. She was focused on the placement of accounting and finance professionals from middle management to C-level executives across all industries (negotiating complex offers & compensation packages). She was the fastest promote to Director in firm history with annual billing in excess of $525,000 in her 4th year.
Outside of work, Michelle enjoys spending time with her rescue dog from South Korea (June), a Shiba Inu-Jindo mix.
Contact Michelle for a complimentary market analysis or first time buyer consultation!